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Rev Fr Casimir J Cichanowicz

Birth
Canada
Death 30 Sep 2001 (aged 87)
Burial Dallas County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 100849895 · View Source
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DeSoto Sun (Arcadia, FL) October 2, 2001:

ENGLEWOOD Rev. Casimir J. Cichanowicz, S.S.E.
The Reverend Casimir J. Cichanowicz, of Englewood, Fla., died Sept. 30, 2001.

Father Cichanowicz, son of John and Helen (Stankiewicz) Cichanowicz, was born on Nov. 2, 1913, in Montreal, Canada. He was a professed member of the Society of Saint Edmund for 64 years and an ordained priest for 58 years. Father Cichanowicz graduated in 1939 from Saint Michael's College in Colchester, Vt., and pursued the continuing education program for priests in Rome in 1975.

Most of his Edmundite life was devoted to priestly ministry in parishes of the Edmundite Southern Missions. His parochial assignments included: All Saints parish in Anniston, Ala., from 1943 to 1946 and from 1980 to 1981; St. Martin de Porres parish in Gadsen, Ala., from 1952 to 1958; St. Philip Neri parish in Bellefontaine, Ala., from 1958 to 1966; St. Edmund by-the-Sea parish on Dauphin Island, Ala., from 1966-1971 and from 1984 to 1993; Our Lady of Lourdes parish in Mobile, Ala., from 1971 to 1974; St. Catherine and St. Elizabeth parishes in Elizabeth City, N.C., from 1975 to 1980; Queen of Peace parish in Selma, Ala., from 1981 to 1982; and Immaculate Conception parish in Orville, Ala., from 1982 to 1984.

Since retiring in 1993, he had resided at the Edmundite residence in Englewood.

Besides his brothers in religion, Father Cichanowicz is survived by four sisters, Mary Stankiewicz of Rochester, N.H., Julia Olney of North Springfield, Vt., Bea Sawicki of Southold, N.Y., and Josephine Parmenter of Brattleboro, Vt.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday at the Edmundite Memorial Chapel in Selma, Ala., from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a wake service at 8 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday at Queen of Peace Parish in Selma at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Fairlawn memory Gardens Cemetery iin Selma.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Edmundite Residence on West Harvard Street in Englewood. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Edmundite Southern Missions, to which Father Cichanowicz gave so generously during his life. Memorial gifts may be sent c/o Edmundite Southern Missions, 1428 Broad St., Selma, AL 36701.

Farley Funeral Home, Venice Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100849895
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Fr Casimir J Cichanowicz (2 Nov 1913–30 Sep 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100849895, citing Fairlawn Memory Gardens, Dallas County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Russ C (contributor 46877662) .